Wiper blades are used to clean windshields in different types of weather conditions and if the wipers are cracked or damaged, it can damage the windshield. They need to be maintained and replaced just like any other part of the car.
The wiper blades are immensely useful in different weather conditions. They are most useful in rainy, humid and dusty conditions. During the rainy season when it pour really hard making it difficult to see while driving, wiper blades help improve the road visibility. The same thing happens when the weather is stormy and dusty the wiper blades help see the road clearly by cleaning the windshield. It also allows the drivers to adjust the speed of the blades to make it easier during light or heavy raining conditions. Professional auto mechanics always suggest you to check and change the wiper blades if necessary after every seasonal change.
HOW TO KEEP IT IN GOOD CONDITION
Wipers take a lot of wear and tear over the time as they get affected by different weather conditions over the period of time as they are exposed to season changes. Wiper blades can get damaged in summer due to excessive heat. In summer, the wiper blades can crack as the blades are made of rubber.
There are many signs that indicate the wiper blades require replacement. The wiper blades when past their capability begin to squeak, skip, smear or streak that reduces driving visibility. To avoid it from getting worn out quickly it is good to take a wet towel and rub it on the edges of the blade to get the dust, grime, dirt of the wiper blades. This also helps improve the efficiency of the wipers to clean the windshield. By doing this on regular basis you can also keep a check on the condition of the wipers.
Visibility is the main thing required for safe driving and the wiper blades help ensure it. The wiper blades should be replaced every 6 months or whenever required according to the use of it as in some places it rains or snows a lot more than other places. After every season change, it is good to check the wiper blades to make sure they are in good condition as it might damage the windshield if the wipers are cracked or rough. It is good to check, clean, and replace the wiper blades if necessary for safe driving.